The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 16 16 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs citing SLA 8 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 10.53% 5.08% 19.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.00% 25.00% 42.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 16
Average salary £47,500 £50,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.47% +5.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £50,050 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,450 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £34,330 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -9.33%
SLA
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dunstable region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
25 12 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 32.89% 20.34% 44.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 37
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Dunstable region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

SLA
Salary Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Dunstable region.

SLA Salary Trend in Dunstable

SLA
Salary Histogram in Dunstable

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Dunstable region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Dunstable

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dunstable region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SLA.

1 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 14 (73.68%) Java
2 14 (73.68%) PL/SQL
2 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) XML
2 14 (73.68%) XSL
2 14 (73.68%) XSLT
3 10 (52.63%) Tomcat
3 10 (52.63%) JMS
3 10 (52.63%) AMQP
3 10 (52.63%) REST
3 10 (52.63%) Mentoring
4 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) JSP
5 4 (21.05%) Struts
5 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
5 4 (21.05%) Java EE
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
5 4 (21.05%) Spring
5 4 (21.05%) JSF
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) Firewall
6 1 (5.26%) Wireless
6 1 (5.26%) Banking

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dunstable region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SLA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (52.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) AMQP
2 1 (5.26%) HSRP
2 1 (5.26%) RIP
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) DWDM
2 1 (5.26%) MPLS
2 1 (5.26%) OSPF
2 1 (5.26%) BGP
2 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Applications Support
2 5 (26.32%) Support Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Support Specialist
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Applications Specialist
2 5 (26.32%) Applications Support Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Applications Support Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) XML
1 14 (73.68%) XSL
1 14 (73.68%) XSLT
2 10 (52.63%) JMS
2 10 (52.63%) REST
3 4 (21.05%) JSP
3 4 (21.05%) Struts
3 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
3 4 (21.05%) Spring
3 4 (21.05%) JSF
3 4 (21.05%) Java EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Mentoring
2 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
3 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
3 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Management
4 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Java
1 14 (73.68%) PL/SQL
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCNP
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Juniper
2 1 (5.26%) F5